Confused about Medicare? So is everyone else. If you know where to look you can find Medicare information online. Starting at Medicare.gov you can use the compare branch sites to find information on DME, hospitals, home health care and more. If you have registered at MyMedicare you can find Medicare information that is personalized to your needs.
Find Medicare Information on Hospitals
At the Hospital Compare site you can review information about Medicare approved hospitals in Georgia and around the country. If you need a hospital that specializes in cardiac care or cancer treatment, use the Hospital Compare site. Check readmission rates, stats on patient complications and death rates.
A hospital should be a place to get well, not sicker.
Check Out Doctors in Georgia
Not sure about a new doctor? Use the Physician Compare site to view stats on medical practices. Which doctors take Medicare assignment? This is important to know when you are on original Medicare. Unless you have Medicare supplement plan F or G, you are responsible for any excess charges.
When was the last time you checked your Medigap rates? Did you know that most Georgia seniors bought the wrong plan and are paying too much? Most of our clients save $700 per year or more by switching plans. We showed one GA couple a way to save over $1700 per year on their Medicare supplement plans. Georgia Medicare Plans has a fast and easy way to shop and compare plans. Click here to review up to 40 plans in 60 seconds.
Obamacare and Medicare
Georgia seniors often ask how Obamacare impacts them. Many positive things are in your future as a result of ACA.
Over the next few years your drug plan donut hole will be closing and will go away completely by 2014. There are also many preventive services available to you under Medicare Part B. You can find Medicare information about preventive services by using this helpful chart.
Beginning in 2014 many preventive care services are provided to you without out of pocket deductibles or copay’s if you have original Medicare.
Bob Vineyard at Georgia Medicare Plans is available for a no obligation free consultation. Best Medicare supplement rates in Georgia and professional service.
It doesn’t matter if you are new to Medicare or have been in the system for a while. Sometimes it is easier to talk to someone than trying to find Medicare information on your own.